Meeting the challenge of diversity in tech

The technology industry has a problem. It’s not a new one but one that the importance of which only grows and expands. This problem is that of diversity in the tech industry. The tech world is not diverse. The computer industry in particular is a disappointing...

SMS for Disaster Relief

Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, which recently ravaged the Philippines, has inspired us at engageSPARK to spend even more time thinking about how to built great SMS and Voice tools that can be used for disaster awareness and disaster relief efforts. The GSMA has been...

Using Voice for Mobile Development

At engageSPARK, we are strong proponents of using Voice for Mobile and ICT Development projects, so it’s great to see large organizations such as the GSMA putting their support behind Voice as a mobile development service method. GSMA focuses on voice in its article,...

Tackling Youth Unemployment With Mobile Phones

The world is predicting the next financial crisis in the form of youth unemployment that threatens to destabilise economies. Youth unemployment is a cause of major concern as we witness increased violence in the Middle East and North Africa, high rates of income...